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100% students agreed staff are good at explaining things. BA Social Policy, NSS 2012 and NSS 2013

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Find out all you need to know about joining us in September

If you're looking to study for a degree in applied social science, crime and criminal justice, children and young people, social policy or social work, at York you'll become part of one the largest and most highly regarded departments of its kind, but one that offers a friendly and supportive environment in which to study. Further information.

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Want to become a social work professional?

Combining theory, practice and reflection, you will gain the knowledge, practical skills and understanding of social work on one of the most highly regarded programmes in the country.